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Caregiving: Knowing When It's Time for In-Home Help

Caring for an ill or aging loved one can be fulfilling, rewarding and it might even help your health -- but it can be draining. Learn when to consider bringing in help.

Tough (But Important) Conversations

As far as conversations with loved ones go, talking about assisted care living and other end-of-life issues may be the hardest.

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The Lifesaving Power of Your Phone

The information and apps you have on your phone might just save your life or someone else’s. Here’s what Johns Hopkins experts want you to know.

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Your Pharmacist: A Partner for Good Health

Your pharmacist is a great source of knowledge and support. Here’s how this health care professional can help you in more ways than you may realize.

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Help for Managing Multiple Medications

Dealing with multiple meds each day—for you or a loved one—can be challenging. But it’s not uncommon. So what can you do to make it easier—and safer? A Johns Hopkins expert shares the tips you need.

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Safe and Happy at Home

Living with a loved one with dementia in his home or yours?

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Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

Take smart steps now so you and your loved ones can stay safe and bounce back quickly.

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Medical Records: Getting Organized

Struggling with your own files or those of a loved one you care for?

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Supporting a Spouse Through a Health Challenge

When a spouse is diagnosed with a serious health condition, what can you say?

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Facing Dementia in the Family

Learning to handle your emotions and those of a loved one with dementia can be anything but straightforward.

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The Surprising Health Bonus of Caregiving

Could caregiving actually boost your longevity?